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Author: Patty J. Ayers

Customizing a Theme

Themes vary a lot in how they can be customized It’s not possible for us to provide a straightforward set of procedures for customizing a theme, because themes vary a lot in this respect. We offer some general guidelines here; you’ll need to find out the...

Choosing a Theme

It’s an important decision Your choice of a theme for a website is a crucial decision that will have a big effect on your experience in putting the site together, as well as, of course, the presentation and functionality of the site. We recommend that the...

WordPress Themes: The Basics

What is a WordPress theme? A theme modifies the way the website looks and functions without touching the underlying WordPress core files, which are the specific set of files which make up the WordPress software itself, without any added themes, plugins, or content....

User Roles and Capabilities

WordPress has a system of Roles and Capabilities which allows the website’s manager to control who can do what in the Admin screens. Using these roles thoughtfully is highly recommended whenever there is more than one person involved. Each Role defines a...

Permalink Settings

Permalinks aren’t just a WordPress concept. According to Wikipedia: A permalink … is a URL that points to a specific blog or forum entry after it has passed from the front page to the archives. Because a permalink remains unchanged indefinitely, it is less...